Nansemond National Wildlife Refuge Article

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Nansemond National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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Map showing the location of Nansemond National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Nansemond National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Nansemond National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Nansemond National Wildlife Refuge
Location Suffolk, Virginia, United States
Coordinates 36°49′02″N 76°33′00″W / 36.81722°N 76.55000°W / 36.81722; -76.55000
NANSEMOND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE Latitude and Longitude:

36°49′02″N 76°33′00″W / 36.81722°N 76.55000°W / 36.81722; -76.55000
Area411 acres (166 ha)
Established1973
Governing body U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Website Nansemond National Wildlife Refuge

The Nansemond National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge of the United States located along the Nansemond River in Suffolk, Virginia. It is managed by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service as a satellite of Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. In 1973 about 207 acres (0.84 km2) of salt marsh were transferred to the Service by the United States Navy to form the refuge. An additional 204 acres (0.83 km2) were transferred in 1999.

The refuge is not open to the public.

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 This article incorporates  public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.